StatisticSouth Lake TahoeCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,11725691
Median age38.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%46%43%
Speak English67%56%79%
Speak Spanish26%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in South Lake Tahoe is 727% higher than California
  • The median age in South Lake Tahoe is 6% higher than California
  • In South Lake Tahoe 72.94% of the population is White
  • In South Lake Tahoe 1.63% of the population is Black
  • In South Lake Tahoe 5.35% of the population is Asian

Compare South Lake Tahoe, CA Demographics


      South Lake Tahoe population breakdown by race

      RaceSouth Lake TahoeCaliforniaNational
      American Indian0.24%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.20%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race2.46%4.62%3.06%
      Other race17.18%13.28%4.75%
      In South Lake Tahoe, 33.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      South Lake Tahoe age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The South Lake Tahoe, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).